unemployed

Get a Clue Corporate America!

With the recent spate of executives merging, acquiring, downsizing and closing companies for their own financial benefit, and often under the guise of “cost savings synergies,” it’s quite apparent that ethical leadership training is more necessary than ever. Justifying their behavior because they think that “those lowly employees we have on staff” will find a job …

Get a Clue Corporate America! Read More »

Volunteering and Your Job Search – A Job Search Tip

Get out and volunteer if you are out of work, working part time or are underemployed.  Besides helping you to feel better about your situation, show HR and Hiring Managers that you are willing to get out and work, even if it is unpaid work.  Furthermore, a regular volunteer opportunity (at least once a week for at …

Volunteering and Your Job Search – A Job Search Tip Read More »

Book Recommendations for Jobseekers and Small Business Owners

I am often asked about book recommendations regarding personal branding and marketing for jobseekers and business owners, so here are four to consider.  I am definitely a fan of the most updated versions of “ME 2.0, 4 Steps to Building Your Future” by Dan Schawbel, “To Sell is Human” by Daniel Pink, “101 Strategic, Job Search …

Book Recommendations for Jobseekers and Small Business Owners Read More »

Respect the Jobseeker’s Valuable Time

Whether my clients are discussing their frustrations with the current job search environment, or seminar, workshop and career fair attendees are venting, some complaints remain constant, and one of those complaints is “why are companies wasting my time?”  I know organizations are busier than ever, and employee and management hours have increased, but if you …

Respect the Jobseeker’s Valuable Time Read More »

Job Search

Sites You Should Be Using

I am often asked by clients, seminar and workshop attendees and colleagues to recommend websites to bolster professional development, career and networking/business opportunities.  With the myriad of sites available on the Internet, culling the herd can be exhausting and time consuming.  My recommendations will come in blog posts over the upcoming months in three subject areas:  …

Sites You Should Be Using Read More »

Unemployment Discrimination

Too many articles are currently talking about the talent shortage, but the sad thing is many of these companies that say they have difficulty finding good candidates are discriminating against the unemployed, sometimes those with as little as one month of unemployment. I highly encourage organizations to take a hard look at their system if they …

Unemployment Discrimination Read More »